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What Are The Side Effects Of Abacavir

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Side effects Atripla vs. (Abacavir + Lamivudine + Efavirenz)?

Hello,I am an international student currently studying in the United States but that may eventually have to go back to South America. I was detected HIV last December, and I know the infection occurred last summer. I have been following my viral...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most patients would do OK if switching from Atripla to efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir (particularly if HLA B5701 negative). The major issue with starting efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir is a higher rate of skin/hypersensitivity Read more »


I have been on combivir and Abacavir for 8 weeks now and I am still experiencing some side effects.... Read more »

Switching treatment

I look horrible, with small arms, veiny legs, small thighs and bums. I have been taking viramune,... Read more »
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Clinical Risk Factors for Hypersensitivity Reactions to Abacavir: Side Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy

...constructed. For the multivariable analysis, a stepwise selection procedure was employed. Model 1 maximized the number of subjects considered for the model while Model 2 maximized the number of factors to be considered. Overall, 503 of the 8,038... Read more »

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

... Brand Name: Ziagen Other Name(s): FABC, ABC sulfate, Abacavir sulfate, Sulfato de abacavir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Abacavir sulfate, also known as Ziagen or ABC, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
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Abacavir (Ziagen)

... What Is Abacavir? Who Should Take Abacavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Abacavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? Hypersensitivity Reaction How Does Abacavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Abacavir? Abacavir (Ziagen)... Read more »
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Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

... What Is Trizivir? Who Should Take Trizivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Trizivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Trizivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Trizivir? Trizivir is a pill that contains three... Read more »
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Jackie Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Jackie what side effects has the abacavir caused? Pray tell. Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...[ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you may have. Cheers Mondo Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...the Abacavir. Everything you have said makes perfect sence to me my soar legged friend! Going back on Abacavir knowing the side effects are an absolute NO. People have died because they kept on the medication and thats why it is so closely... Read more »

Jackie Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey Jackie, since your diagnosis and treatment, have you or your husband suffered any serious illness or side-effects from medicine? Can you give me a percentage of the people who don't respond to treatment? Thanks Read more »